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Jun 02, 2006 10:42 AM
by carlosaveline

Dear Friends,

If we are to investigate the doctrine of the cycles as it relates to the present moment in human history,  there is  something we must remember from the very start.   It is basically useless to try to establish the exact moment when this or that great event should occur.  Changes of cycles do not take place according to our own superficial and linear notions of  time. In HPB?s text Conversations on Occultism,  a student asks: 

?Is it wise to inquire as to the periods when the cycle changes, and to speculate on the great astronomical or other changes that herald a turn?? 

And  a Sage answers: 

?It is not. There is an old saying that the gods are jealous about these things, not wishing mortals to know them. We may analyse the age, but it is better not to attempt to fix the hour of a change of cycle.  Besides that, you will be unable to settle it,  because a cycle does not begin on a day or year clear of any other cycle; they interblend, so that, although the wheel of one period is still turning, the initial point of another has already arrived.? (1) 


(1)   H. P. Blavatsky Collected Writings, Volume IX (1888), TPH, USA, 1986, p. 101. 

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